Sea-Land Chemical Co. Announces New Appointment and Promotions
WESTLAKE, OH – Specialty chemical distributor Sea-Land Chemical Co. announced the addition of Brian Bundy to the sales department along with several promotions within the company.
Bundy has joined the company as Business Development Manager for the West Coast region of the United States and western Canada. Bundy brings over 13 years of experience in the chemical distribution business, previously serving as a customer-focused Account Manager and operations support for Silver Fern Chemical Inc. and Neuchem Inc. in the Pacific Northwest. Bundy will be responsible for supporting customers in these regions and developing business opportunities in new market areas across North America.
“We are excited about the addition of Brian to the North American sales team. Brian has an outstanding track record of helping customers meet their everyday challenges and exceeding their long-term goals,” said Vice President of Sales Christy Henley. “Brian is a great fit for our organization, bringing a wealth of experience in the chemical distribution business to the company.”
After 10 years of service for the company as an Inside Sales Representative, Buck Evans is joining the outside sales team as an Account Manager. In this new role, Evans will use his years of experience to provide technical expertise to customers in the Great Lakes region in the United States.
“Buck has been an integral part of building the inside sales team since it’s inception a decade ago and cultivating a strong ownership culture at Sea-Land,” said Henley. “We look forward to his continued contribution to the company in his new role.”
The company also announced that Kirsten Knavel has been promoted to Inside Sales Representative. Since joining the company in April 2014, Knavel has been a valuable contributor to the marketing, sales and customer service teams. Knavel’s focus will be to support customers with day-to-day business interactions and new product development projects in the Great Lakes and Mid-Central region of the United States.
Alexes Morgan has been promoted to Technical Specialist. For the past five years, Morgan has been an essential part of the sales team helping the company grow the lubricant and HI&I business in the Great Lakes region by providing technical support and solutions to customers. Morgan’s experience working for six years in a laboratory formulating metalworking fluids prior to joining Sea-Land makes her a great fit for this newly created position within the company. Morgan will join forces with Ted McClure, Technical Resources Manager, to expand the technical team and provide additional support for customers, principal suppliers and sales team.
“Sea-Land is continually looking at how we can add value for our customers and to help them grow their business in an evolving and competitive industrial chemicals marketplace,” said Matthew Mapus, Vice President of Marketing. “We know from experience that for our customers to compete in this environment requires exceptional customer service, logistics support and technical expertise from their business partners. By adding Kirsten and Alexes to our sales and technical teams respectively, this allows us to expand our level of support to our customers and continue to be a reliable solutions resource for their increasingly complex business challenges.”